Lecturer in Nursing

Perth, Australia
21 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

School of Health Professions

  • Fixed term 0.8 (30 hours per week) Jan 2017 until November 2017 (parental leave cover)
  • Lecturer   |  Salary $92K - $109K pro rata plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Ref: 0791C01/201693

The School of Health Professions currently comprises the disciplines of Nursing, Chiropractic and Counselling. The Bachelor of Nursing is offered on the Perth and the Mandurah campuses, which are approximately 60km apart and a 40 minute drive by car.

The Role

This position is headquartered at the South Street campus however performance of the role’s responsibilities may require the flexibility of undertaking some teaching at the Mandurah campus. In some instances an academic may negotiate to be headquartered at the Mandurah campus.

The role primarily contributes to the teaching effort of the School through the coordination and associated teaching of units related to the postgraduate Health Care Management programs, although some teaching into the undergraduate program may also be required. This position also requires the lecturer to perform a range of administrative and service functions within the discipline and the School and contribution to professional activities relevant to the discipline.

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate should be a registered nurse with a Masters Degree in a relevant area, with either a PhD or progress towards a PhD favoured. Demonstrated success in clinical and professional practice with particular reference to health care management is essential.  

The candidate should also be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to, evidence based teaching and have knowledge of contemporary approaches to curriculum and pedagogy related to health professional education. These attributes should be accompanied by relevant years of professional and teaching experience and evidence of positive student and colleague feedback.

Think Murdoch

This is a great time to join Murdoch.  There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep.  The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, a CV and a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the Position Description) via the Apply Online button below. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

Position contact: Associate Professor Cathy Fetherston, Head of Nursing, School of Health Professions on +61 8 9582 5516 or at C.Fetherston@murdoch.edu.au

Please note visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date:  19 October 2016 (11:59pm)

ID: 49971
Application enquiries:  recruitment@murdoch.edu.au